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3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road trip

Spend 4 Hours With Mountain Gorillas During Gorilla Habituation Experience
3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road trip At Africa Adventure Vacations, we provide you with the details of the gorilla habituation experiences that are only offered in Uganda. Gorilla habituation

3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road trip

This 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road trip is very unique on its own, taking you to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park through the road trip for 3 wonderful memorable days spending one day doing the gorilla habituation experience, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park protects half of the total population of gorillas remaining in the world. Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park has been known for gorilla trekking until when the Uganda Wildlife Authority deiced to diversify the gorilla trekking activity by introducing the gorilla habituation experience that is ideal for tourists who are interested in spending more time with the endangered mountain gorillas and such we advise that such visitors should look out for our 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road trip.

Safari package highlights

Day 1: Start our 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience road Trip from Entebbe 

Day 2: Gorilla habituation experience in Bwindi Forest National Park

Day 3: Drive back to Entebbe airport or Kampala for departure flight 

Safari package expectations

Experience Uganda safari destination

Trek gorillas for four hours

Stopover at the Equator

Drive on the road to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Meet and be with English speaking safari guide

Use the pop-up roof 4×4 safari vehicle or open-sided 4×4 vehicle

Day 1: Start your 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience road Trip

Our professional guide from Africa Adventure Vacations will pick you for Entebbe international airport or from your hotel and start your 3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience road Trip to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The journey safari will start early in the morning after breakfast or after a juice organized by Africa Adventure Vacations within Entebbe or Kampala city. Then with your safari guide, you will drive to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park withy then with a stopover at the equator line at Kayabwe for photo moments, and then another stopover at Igongo cultural center for lunch before proceeding to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The journey is quite long with interesting scenes of the Kigezi rolling hills, bypassing the local community members as they are doing their daily activities of gardening, grazing long-horned especially in Mbarara and Ankole cattle corridor and thereafter, you will arrive late in the evening in Rushaga sector Southern region of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park to check-in at your booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Main destination:  Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park

Journey time: Approximately eight tonight hours (8-9 hours)

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Gorilla Habituation Experiences in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park 

In the morning after breakfast, get your packed lunch, and head to the park headquarters where you will join other clients for briefing. The briefing is done by the ranger who will tell you what you should do and what you shouldn’t do while on gorilla habituation experience in the Bwindi impenetrable forest National Park Rushaga sector. You will be led by a team of researchers and guides to the forest as you search for the endangered mountain Gorillas. Once you see the gorillas you will spend 4 hours with the gorillas that are being habituated. You may be allowed by researchers to engage in the activities that researchers do to make gorillas get used to the people such as the naming of the gorillas, calling them, collecting samples, and others. You will then be guided back to the park headquarters where you had started from and receive a certificate or gorilla habituation experience success and then you will be driven back to your lodge for the overnight stay. This experience enables you to spend more time with mountain gorillas though you will have less time. Our 3 Day Gorilla Habituation experience road trip arranged Africa Adventure Vacations is flexible and can be amended to fit your travel demands.

Lodging options: Rushaga Gorilla Lodge (Luxury)/ Rushaga Gorilla Camp (midrange), /Rushaga Haven Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner.

Day 3: End the 3 Day Gorilla habituation experience road trip

After having breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for your departing flight and this will mark the end of your 3 Day Gorilla Habituation experience road trip.

Our 3 Day gorilla habituation experience road trip includes;

  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • Service of an English-Speaking driver guided
  • Ground transport
  • Free sanitizers and Masks
  • Gorilla habituation permit
  • Full board accommodation for the two nights that you will spend during the whole trip

Our 3 Day gorilla habituation experience road trip excludes;

  • Insurance
  • International air flight Ticket
  • Tips or porters and the driver
  • Extras are given at your accommodation such as drinks, laundry, and telephone

Gorilla habituation experiences that you should know

  • You should know that photography is permitted however, you shouldn’t use the flashlights
  • Waterproof walking or hiking boots
  • There are porters available to help you just in case you want them at an extra costs

3 Day Gorilla Habituation Experience Road safari, At Africa Adventure Vacations, we provide you with the details of the gorilla habituation experiences that are only offered in Uganda. Gorilla habituation is a relatively new safari experience that has been added to the gorilla activities in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and it is only in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. We do induct road trip safaris to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park for gorilla habituation experiences as well as booking for you the internal flights to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. Our Bwindi gorilla habituation experience safari trips range from 3 days to 7 days and all our gorilla trips are customized With our gorilla habituation experience safaris, we do book the gorilla habituation permits on behalf of our clients, the same we do for gorilla trekking permits. Therefore if you’re interested in taking a gorilla habituation safaris, you will need to inform us in time, and for us, we shall check for you the availability of the gorilla habituation experience permit in Rushaga Southwestern Uganda and once we have to find availability, we shall ask you your details and the passport details before we go ahead to book for you the gorilla habituation experience permit. We also book for you the accommodation facilities near Rushaga that are based on your budget.

Cost of Gorilla Habituation experience

Visitors interested in taking our gorilla habituation experience safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park need to know that the gorilla habituation experience Permit in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park costs $1500 per person per trek and this allows you to spend four hours with endangered mountain gorillas in the wild. You must be above 15 years to engage in gorilla habituation experience and each semi-habituated gorilla family is visited by a group of 4 people that are allowed for this habituation experience on daily basis and therefore, you need to book the gorilla habituation permits in advance in order not to miss out on this safaris, Below is one of our gorilla habituation experience safaris and please feel free to ask anything you would like to know about this wonderful experience.